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St. John's Beach-to-Beach Swim

Author: Windspree Vacation Homes 

beach-to-beach-swim-mapOn Saturday, May 28, 2017 Friends of Virgin Islands National Park will host the 14th Annual Beach-to-Beach Power Swim on St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The race consists of three courses in the national Park: swim from Maho Bay to Cinnamon Bay, swim to Trunk Bay, or go all the way to Hawksnest Bay.

Short Course from Maho Bay to Cinnamon Bay, about 1 mile
Intermediate Course from Maho Bay to Trunk Bay, about 2¼ miles
Long Course from Maho to Hawksnest, about 3½ miles. Swimmers can compete in the long course as an individual or as part of a 3-person team.

* Swimmers may also compete assisted by snorkel and/or fins in an "assisted swimmer" category


To register

 On-line direct using PayPal

By phone - (340) 779-4940

On St. John at:
The Friends of the Park Store - Mongoose Junction, Cruz Bay
Connections - Cruz Bay and Coral Bay, St. John


Pre-race meeting
At the T'ree Lizards Restaurant at Cinnamon Bay Campground, Friday, May 7th. All swimmers are strongly urged to attend this full briefing.

3:00 pm: Registration and pre-check in (complete paperwork and distribution of event t-shirts and goodie bags)
4:00 pm: Detailed briefing on the course and the event. This lasts about 45 minutes

Race for a Reason
Returning this year is Race for a Reason, which gives participating swimmers an opportunity to further support the mission of the Friends of Virgin Islands National Park. Donations made to the Friends of VINP during the Race for a Reason Fundraising Challenge will be used to support the “Learn to Swim” program in Virgin Islands National Park along with other projects and programs. All participants raising $250 or more for Friends receive a Limited Edition 2014 Beach-to-Beach Power Swim hat and the top 3 fundraisers receive special gifts following the race at the Beach Party/Awards Celebration at Oppenheimer Beach.


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